Scientific name-Angelica archangel L.
Popular names - Angel, Arcangel, Angelica di Bohemia, archangel, wild celery, wild parsnip, bai zhi, engelwortel, Angélique, Angelika, Brustwurz, Chora, padaganghwal, erva do Espirito Santo, djagill, anschelika, raiz del Epiritu Santo, Holy Root spirit.
Distribution and Habitat - Caucasus, Siberia, eastern, central and northern Europe, on the sea or water courses.
Description - biennial, robust root flesh that grows spring a robust strain of up to 2 m high. Basal leaves are large, double, tre-pinnate-sectors, 60 cm long; foliolele are oval, acuminata, margine gear, foliole terminal than others. Leaves stems are smaller and without stalks. Blossom umbela-made,5-15 cm diameter, flowers small, greenish. Blooms in June-July. Fruit achenes, oblong, with two seeds wings.
Requirements - exhibitions sunny, semi-shade, shade, wet and well drained. soil pH 6.3.
Propagation - by seeds. They need light to germinate. Be sown immediately after harvest, because they have low viability. To extend the viability of seeds in one year, must be kept in a container in the refrigerator. Plants can transplant permanent job after a year.
Diseases and pests - spiders, leaf miner, aphids.
Properties and Uses - roots and leaves have properties snacks, antiseptic, antispasmotice, digestive. The roots are collected in September-October, the fruit is collected in August-September, no blossom. The roots are dried in the sun, are preserved in paper bags or cotton. The fruits are dried in the sun and is con served in glass containers.
In small doses acts as stimulant in high doses is a powerful depressant.
Angelica archangel stimulates appetite, help digestion, relieve stomach pain, favors the elimination of intestinal gas.
Internal Ez - roots - an infusion of 2g in 100 ml water, tincture Vinoasă of 2 g in 100 ml of white wine, place it soak for 10 days.
Elixir of 8 g of the roots of Angelica archangel, 40 g sugar, 100 g of alcohol, water to fill a 1 liter bottle roots are left to soak in alcohol for 10 days, filter and add sugar and water.
Internal use - fruit - an infusion of 4 g in 100 ml of water, two to three cups a day.
To sweeten the combustion chamber is very few seeds or rootset Angelica archangelica.
They say a glass of wine with a small amount of powder Angelica archangel calm sexual desires better than a cold shower.
The oil obtained from roots of Angelica archangel Tabacului was added to give a better flavor cigarettes.
Traditional medicine uses Russian roots, seeds and leaves of Angelica archangel as calming of muscle spasms. Used for toning effect on the cardiovascular and nervous system.
Angelica archangel is also used to flavor lichiorurilor.
And the plant is suitable for borders.
Myth, Legend and Folklore - is said that Angelica archangelica is blooming every year on May 8, of St. Michael Archangel.
There is a legend in 1665, the year of plague, a monk met an angel in his dream. Angel tells him that Angelica archangel can treat plague. Water Angelica archangel became an ingredient in the remedy of College Physics Journal published in London and called 'technical King's Majesty's Excellent Recipe for the Plague'. Suffering from plague drink 2 glasses of this drink each day.
In the late seventeenth century, using the herb Angelica archangel that came in a considerable decline, but was still prescribed for different diseases.
Angelica archangel American Indians used for various medical problems, for respiratory problems, to cause vomiting, to treat tuberculosis. They mixturesecau Angelica archangel leaves Artemisia canadensis, poultices, and put them on opposite sides of the painful body. Indians of the Rocky Mountains make a decoction of the root and drink as a tonic for the body after illness intarii.
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